EZCORP Rating Lowered to Equal Weight at Stephens (EZPW)

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EZCORP (NASDAQ: EZPW) was downgraded by research analysts at Stephens from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a report released on Friday.

EZCORP traded down 0.49% on Friday, hitting $22.29. EZCORP has a 52-week low of $22.36 and a 52-week high of $38.66. The company has a market cap of $1.136 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 8.11.

EZCORP last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April 19th. The company reported $0.73 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.76 by $0.03. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 20.2% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that EZCORP will post $0.76 EPS next quarter.

Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Analysts at Sterne Agee upgraded shares of EZCORP from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note to investors on Wednesday, May 9th. They now have a $24.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Nomura (NYSE: NMR) reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of EZCORP in a research note to investors on Friday, April 20th.

EZCORP, Inc. is a provider of specialty consumer financial services. The Company operates pawn stores in the United States under the EZPAWN and Value Pawn brands, and in Mexico under the EMPENO FACIL and EMPENE SU ORO brands.

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